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Teamster Leaders in U.S., Canada Laud Their Respective NAFTA Negotiators

General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte applaud the decision by the U.S. Trade Representative to fix the NAFTA cross-border trucking provision.

Federal Safety Guidelines for Drivers

Transport Canada has published safety guidelines to protect drivers and limit the spread of COVID-19. These include making sure vehicle interiors are clean and hygienic and the availability of cleaning materials and hand sanitizer for drivers.

Vaccination Will Be Mandatory for Professional Drivers Traveling to the U.S. in January 2022

The federal government will require professional drivers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to cross the border with the United States as early as January 15. The U.S. government made the same announcement recently.

First Contract at Intersco

Workers at school bus company Intersco ratified their first collective agreement yesterday. The agreement stands to significantly improve their working conditions. Teamsters Local Union 106 represents employees at the Verchères, QC company which covers the Commission scolaire des Patriotes school board.

Teamsters Respond to Federal Supply Chain Task Force Report

Recommendations on Transport Sector Vacancies on the Right Track, but Right to Strike Must be Protected

ਟਰੱਕ ਡਰਾਈਵਰੋ: “ਡਰਾਈਵਰ ਇਨਕ” ਦੇ ਘੁਟਾਲੇ ਤੋਂ ਖ਼ਬਰਦਾਰ

ਭਾਵੇਂ ਤੁਸੀਂ ਟਰੱਕਿੰਗ ਵਿੱਚ ਹੰਢੇ ਹੋਏ ਡਰਾਈਵਰ ਹੋ ਜਾਂ ਬਿਲਕੁਲ ਨਵੇਂ, ਕੋਈ ਵੀ "ਡਰਾਈਵਰ ਇਨਕ" ਦੇ ਘੁਟਾਲੇ ਦਾ ਸ਼ਿਕਾਰ ਹੋ ਸਕਦਾ ਹੈ।

Solidarity with GoBolt Drivers

On September 28, GoBolt ruthlessly fired over 20 delivery drivers after they voted to join Teamsters Local Union 938. The union and company were in the middle of collective bargaining when it happened.

Teamsters Satisfied with Measures Proposed by Minister Garneau

The Teamsters Union is satisfied with the measures proposed by Minister Marc Garneau, namely with respect to the environment and infrastructure. However, the Strategic Plan for the Future of Transportation in Canada does not directly meet the specific challenges facing rail transport workers and truckers, and the Teamsters will therefore be impatiently awaiting the detailed announcements in the coming months.

Laurentian Intercity Bus Drivers on Strike

Some 125 bus drivers employed by Transdev and who serve the Conseil intermunicipal de transport des Laurentides (CIT or Laurentian Intercity Transportation Council) will be on strike as of tomorrow at 4:15 am. The labour dispute, which involves members of Teamsters Local Union 106, stems from management’s unwillingness to offer...

In Quebec, Camo-route wants at least 10% of all truck drivers to be women

This morning, Camo-route launched its “Women Drivers: Objective 10%” campaign to increase number of women drivers in the trucking in Quebec’s trucking industry.